The EU fisheries council has set fishing quotas for 2019, with an accent on sustainability of fishing stocks.

No charges against former Fortis directors

Friday, 21 December 2018 09:31
More than a decade after the collapse of the bank, the Brussels prosecutor’s office has decided not to press charges against the former directors of Fortis.
Opening hours of SNCB ticket offices, and train schedules will be slightly modified during the school holiday period, the railway announces on its website.The holiday season will also have an impact on other public utilities, such as bpost.
Participatory funding, or crowdfunding, has helped raise 40 million euros between 2012 and 2017, according to the first study on the subject by FSMA - the financial markets authority (AMF) - Le Soir and De Standaard disclosed Thursday.
Orange Belgium has selected Brussels as the first city in Belgium where it will deploy the fifth-generation mobile network, 5G, the company’s director announced on Wednesday.
Three freelancers in four are happy to have taken the plunge into the world of freelancing and would do it again, according to a poll completed by 1,000 new freelancers in 2018.

Fund-raising record for Walloon biotechs

Saturday, 08 December 2018 16:23
Walloon companies in the biotechnology industry raised nearly half a billion euros in 2018, the Echo said, based on Biowin competitive cluster data, and on main active investment funds in the sector: SRIW Meusinvest, Sambrinvest and Nivelinvest.
Belgian and British electricity networks are now connected.

Bpost to scrap 3,000 red mailboxes

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 09:36
State-owned post company Bpost is to reduce the number of red mailboxes on the streets of Belgium by one in four over the coming months, the company announced.
BNP Paribas Fortis will transfer an interim dividend of 1.9 billion euros to its French mother company BNP Paribas, on Tuesday, the Belgian bank announced on Monday.